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February 13, 2020
The question of Bible readers versus simply being quoted

Have Bible Quoters Replaced Bible Readers?

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)Merely quoting verses is not “staying on the line” if you miss the intention of the author in the passage. After all, even Satan quoted Scripture when he tempted Jesus (Matthew 4:1–11; Luke 4:1–13). In a recent article called, “Have Bible Quoters Replaced Bible Readers?“, Russell Moore explains why only quoting Scripture (as opposed to reading it well) is dangerous. Moore shares the following explanation from David Niehuis of how the issue often manifests itself: “Some of my students attend popular non-denominational churches led by entrepreneurial leaders who claim to […]
February 11, 2020
Pastor Aaron Buer shares how key being encouraging is to those that work in ministry.

How to Be a Chief Encouraging Officer At Your Church

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)My senior pastor often talks about the word “encourage” and how it contains the word “courage.” The word comes from Old French, “to make strong.” Have you noticed that ministry takes courage? Walking with a family as they grieve the loss of a loved one—that takes courage. Sharing the message of the cross with people who are far from God—that takes courage. Confronting each other’s sinful behavior—that takes courage. Asking the people of your church to serve and give—that takes courage. Sharing constructive feedback with church employees—that takes courage. […]
February 6, 2020
Pastor Josh talks about the true cost of ministry which goes beyond financial resources.

The True Cost of Ministry

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)reshared with kind permission from Josh Reich. Picture this, your church just pulled off a big event, and you are sitting in a room evaluating it and deciding if it was a success. The answers are often dependent on how excited you were before the event and during it — the number of people who attended, people who became Christians, or how you experienced the event. Then someone asks, “Do we do this again next year?” Now, if you are smart, you would stop the conversation at this point. […]